WEB HISTORY 2002, OCTOBER-DECEMBER

 
Site Update on December 29th, 2002
 Bestiary Added entry on the Lizard, providing general information (The Akorn)
Added
entry on the Ximax Cat, one of the most intelligent of all domestic cats (Rayne Avalotus)
Updated entry on the
Tryster, completely revising the entry (Rayne Avalotus & Bard Judith)
 Languages Updated entry on the Styrásh Principles, adding example of written elvish (pic Koldar Mondrakken)
 Library Added poem "Dawn", to our Mystery Poems collection (Lucirina)
Added "Chapter 1 - The Final Exam" (9 pages) to Lucirina's new "The Legend of Darbane the Fiddler"-story. You can also find the chapter at  the Downloads page (Lucirina)
Added "Chapter 1 - The Guardian and the Girl" (19 pages) to Wren's "The Last of the Axhái"-story. You can also find the chapter at  the Downloads page (Wren)
 Magic Added Level 6 Xeuá Spell - Orm Growth to our spells collection (The Akorn)
 Misc. Updated entry on the Bows, adding Brownie bow details (Greybark)
 Musics Added music Theme of Quel'tra'loh to the Santharian Soundtrack (song Ralrok)
 People Updated entry on the Stratanian Gerwon Tristin, adding poem (Finnael)
 General Added page Joining the Santharian Dream featuring a membership application form new members can fill out and submit to the Santharian HQ to become official members of the Santharian development team. The form can also be used to update existing membership details. (Artimidor)
The Herbarium menu was completely reworked and can now be viewed as a 3-level-category-treeview or sorted alphabetically. The category-treeview can also be expanded in full to see subcategories and entries in one menu. Further menus will be adjusted to the new scheme in the course of time. (Artimidor)
The Search Site feature was improved. It is now also possible to search only at certain parts of the site by selecting the section in advance. Pages like menus or picture pages only are now not searchable anymore to make searching more efficient. (Artimidor)
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additional entries were adjusted to our new scheme, mainly Herbarium and Bestiary entries (Artimidor)
 
Site Update on December 22nd, 2002
 Bestiary Added entry on the Capou-Capou, the Nybelmarian flying ape (Atrii Redwood)
Added
entry on the Ceruwing Butterfly, named for the flower whose nectar it feeds upon (Rayne Avalotus)
Added entry on the Cheerk, a strange-looking, large worm (Artemis)
 Cosmology Added entry on the Wind Constellations, adding the Dove, Spear of Lightning and Dancer constellations. Not that these descriptions are still temporary and will be updated later. (Rayne Avalotus)
 Herbarium Updated entry on the Cerubell, an elegant azure blue flower (Rayne Avalotus)
Added entry on the Meldarapple Tree, a wild fruit tree (Rayne Avalotus)
 Library Added "Chapter 1 - The Guardian and the Girl" (10 pages) to Wren's story "The Last of the Axhái"-story. You can also find the chapter at  the Downloads page (Wren)
Added song Harvest Tune, to our Songs of Merriment collection (Rayne Avalotus)
 Magic Added Level 2 Wind Spell - Clap of Thunder to the spells collection (Fox)
 Misc. Updated entry on Santharian Proverbs and Sayings, adding additional entries (Rayne Avalotus)
 Races & Tribes Updated entry on the Brownies, adding illustration of Greybark (Quellion)
Updated entry on the Kasumarii Men, completely revising the entry (Fox)
 General 10 additional entries were adjusted to our new scheme, among them the Brownie tribes and the Star Constellations (Artimidor)
 
Site Update on December 15th, 2002
 Bestiary Added entry on the Crystal Spider, a nearly transparent, venomenous spider (Tyrian Jadewalker)
Updated
entry on the Pard, adding illustration (Bard Judith)
Added
entry on the Uncil, the "Ghost of the Mountains" cat (Rayne Avalotus)
Updated
entry on the Shingar, adding poem (Rayne Avalotus)
 Library Added "Prologue" (6 pages) to Wren's brand new "The Last of the Axhái"-story. You can also find the chapter at  the Downloads page (Wren)
Added
poem "Lover's Requiem", to our Love Poems collection (Rayne Avalotus)
Added
poem "The Minstrel-Mage of Santhala", to our Ballads of Caelereth collection (Bard Judith, pic Fiorellina)
Updated
"Chapter 1: Greybark's Choice" of the "Tale of Greybark" story (Quellion)
 Magic Added Level 2 Wind Spell - Shape Smoke to the spells collection (The Akorn)
 Misc. Added entry on the Pearl, one of the most precious gems in Caelereth (Rayne Avalotus)
Updated
entry on Armoured Fan, a typical Kasumarrii weapon (Bard Judith)
 People Updated entry on Greybark, adding pictures of Greybark and his owl (Quellion)
 Places Added entry on Seraia, a multi-racial town near the Sharadon Forest (Viresse)
 Religions Updated entry on Nehtor, God of Healing, completely revising the entry (Wren)
 

Site Update on December 8th, 2002

 Bestiary Added entry on the Flunki, a small quill-bearing rodent (Aylix Goth)
Added
entry on the Malise, the Sarvonian honeybee (Rayne Avalotus & Bard Judith)
Added
entry on the Mithanjor, a small prolific silver fish (Rayne Avalotus & Bard Judith)
Updated entry on
Dragons, adding illustrating picture (Quellion)
Updated entry on the
Frost Dragon, completely revising the entry (Ruil Malister)
Updated entry on the Oyster, completely revising the entry (Rayne Avalotus & Bard Judith)
 Downloads Updated Entry Templates for Santharian Developers, adding God, People and Game template (Artimidor)
 Library Added "Chapter 1 - Seyella's Call" (6 pages) to Rayne's brand new "Like the Wind"-story. You can also find the chapter at  the Downloads page (Rayne Avalotus)
 Misc. Added entry on Capture the Wind, a common archers' game (Viresse)
 People Added entry on Aehrín Hélvil'avásh, the Maeverhím Rónn (text & pic Viresse)
Added
entry on Greybark, a Brownie general and celebrity (Greybark)
 Races & Tribes Added entry on the Thrumgolz Clan, the dwarves of the Fores (Bard Judith, pic Quellion)
Updated entry on
Meladrhím, adding illustration (Kara Webber, used with friendly permission)
 
Site Update on December 1st, 2002
 Bestiary Added entry on the Pard, a spotted cat of southern Santharia (Rayne Avalotus)
Updated entry on the Giant Spider, completely revising and expanding the entry (Tyrian Jadewalker)
 Library Added fairy-tale "The Princess and the White Bear", a romantic tale of the Northlands (Bard Judith)
Updated song "Sarvonia Has Lovely Girls", adding 3 additional stanzas (Talia Sturmwind)
 Magic Added Level 6 Xeuá Spell - Close Wound to the spells collection (Silfer)
 Misc. Added entry on the Armoured Fan, one of the most elegant weapons (Rayne Avalotus, pic Enayla)
Updated entry on the Bow, adding archer picture (Quellion)
Updated entry on the Sun (the Injèrá), adding Denilou sunset picture (Quellion & Artimidor)
 People Added entry on the Gerissa of the Glitra, a famous Centoraurian Dancer (Bard Judith, pic Enayla)
 Places Added entry on the Ráhaz-Dáth Desert, a comprehensive entry on the Sarvonian south (Talia Sturmwind, map Artimidor)
Updated
entry on the Mithral Mountains, adding picture of a traveller in the region (Quellion)
 Races & Tribes Added entry on the Mélad'rhím Elves ("Grey Elves"), a northern Sarvonian tribe (Wren)
 
Site Update on November 25th, 2002
 General Updated Introduction to a Dream, adding Artimidor real-life portrait (Faugar)
 Bestiary Updated entry on the Field Mouse, substituting picture with the colored version (Erelen)
Added entry on the
Giant Rat, an enormous version of the common rat (Finnael)
Added entry on the
White Bear, a large carnivorous beast of Cyhalloi (Sahndorf)
 Games Added Dialogue Excerpt of Dhren Rockfaith, a dwarven Trum-Baroll priest of Nepris (Bard Judith, pic Quellion)
 Herbarium Updated entry on the Redberry, adjusting various details (The Akorn)
Added entry on the Lotann Flower, a common edible weed/flower (The Akorn)
 Library Added poem "A Duet for Two Lovers", to our Love Poems collection (Bard Judith)
Added
prayer "Armeros Armourlord" (to the War God) to our Prayers collection (Bard Judith)
Added legend "Lament for Fá'áv'darím" to our Songs of Fá'áv'cál'âr collection (Dalá'Valannía)
Added song "Sarvonia Has Lovely Girls", a soldiers' marching song (Bard Judith)
Added legend "The Tundra Beast", a story of the continent of Cyhalloi (Sahndorf)
 Magic Added Level 3 Ecuá Spell - Frantic Purification to the spells collection (Silfer)
Added Level 4 Fire Spell - Burning Regeneration to the spells collection (Silfer)
 Miscellaneous Updated entry on the Sjeibett Game, adding Sjeibett field details (The Akorn)
 People Updated entry Artimidor Federkiel, substituting picture with a brand new one (Faugar)
Added entry on
Avennía "Wren" Asaiá, a famous Ylfferhim Leias (Artimidor & Wren, pic Faugar)
 Places Added entry on the Cloud Falls, a waterfall of the Mithral Mountains (Thuja, map Artimidor)
Added entry on the Mithral Mountains, a mountain range of eastern Santharia (Thuja & Bard Judith, pic Quellion, map Artimidor)
 Treasures & Oddities Added poem "Words" to the "In Praise of a Dream" page (Lucirina)
 

Site Update on November 17th, 2002

 General Added a brand new Santharian Guestbook, completely free of advertisments. If you are new to Santharia, or enjoy role playing or developing for the Santharian cause and want to leave your mark in the guestbook, you're invited to do so... (Artimidor)
Added
our own Santharian Error pages, which will be displayed everytime a link doesn't work properly or an URL is mistyped. Not really a feature you should notice often, but definitely another small thing which adds to the professionalism of our site. (Artimidor)
Updated
the Frequently Asked Questions page, adding FAQ #17 and #18 (Artimidor)
 Library Added poem "A Sailor's Song" to our Songs of the Sea collection (Talia Sturmwind)
Added
poem "As Only I Can Love" to our Love Poems collection (Lucirina)
Added poem "A Summerday Morning" to our Mourning Songs collection (Bard Judith)
Added
song "Bats on the Wall" to our Children Poems collection (Finnael, pic Fiorellina)
Added
poem "For Come Tomorrow" to our Battle Songs collection (Xarl)
Added
prayer "Quiet Night" (Eyashian) to our Prayers collection (Lucirina)
 Magic Added Level 3 Wind Spell - Static Trap to the spells collection (Silfer)
Added Level 5 Wind Spell - Static Bolt to the spells collection (Silfer)
 Tribes Updated entry on the Kuglim Fal'cone Men, adding coat of arms (Finnael & Koldar Mondrakken)
Updated
entry on the Osther-Oc Orcs, adding picture of the Osther-Oc army (Koldar Mondrakken)
 
Site Update on November 10th, 2002
 General The Santharian Dream has moved to a new server! Approx. 80 MB of data at more than 1500 single pages were uploaded to the new location (large MP3 and ZIP files excluded, these remain on the Caelereth servers). The new hoster provides 200 MB of webspace, guarantees 99% online time, offers 150 domain POP3 e-Mail accounts for site members, unlimited forwarding e-mail accounts, support of Frontpage extensions, MySQL, PHP, a bunch of free promotion/marketing possibilities etc. - and last not least fast and easy site setup as well as a reliable support. I hope that all these promising features will prove their worth in the future for the sake of the Santharian Dream. (Artimidor)
Adjusted the design of 20 already existing Bestiary/Herbarium entries to our new layout including captions, anchor links within the entries etc.
(Artimidor)
 Compendium Updated entry on the Sjeibett Game, adding game diagram, details to follow (The Akorn & Artimidor)
 Herbarium Added entry on the Crimson Rose, used as a symbol of vengeance by the Kasumarii (Sahndorf)
 Library Added poem "Free" to our Idealistic Poems collection (Talia Sturmwind)
Added poem "In the Night You Can Hear Her Cry" to the Legend of Echra (Lucirina)
 People Updated entry on the pirate Arkan Delath, adding picture (Faugar)
 Places Added entry on the Sharadon Forest, the ancient home of the Maeverhim elves (Viresse, map Artimidor)
Added
entry on the Tundra of Cyhalloi, a frozen, desolate wonderland of northern Caelereth (Viresse, pic Fiorellina)
 Team Updated team page of Koldar Mondrakken, adding biographical details (Koldar)
 
Site Update on November 3rd, 2002
 Bestiary Updated Cows Overview, adding details on the Daw, the Penda'u Cow (Lamertu K'Thaen)
 Games  Updated Dialogue Excerpt of Gordoth Uthor, adding character pic (Faugar)
Added Santharia GDT V 1.1 Introduction, summarizing everything you should know about this development tool in order to construct own NPCs for the MUD game in progress. On this page you can as well find downloads like the complete Setup, the Upgrade from V 1.0.3, a full Documentation, the master Database containing all dialogues currently in development, and finally a picture pack with all pictures you need to play dialogues from the master database in your test environment. All files can also be downloaded from the Downloads page (code & docs Artimidor, pics Quellion & Faugar, dialogues Artimidor, Thuja, Silfer Darkflare and the Akorn)
Added Santharia GDT Docs I: Getting started (Artimidor)
Added Santharia GDT Docs II: Data Maintenance (Artimidor)
Added Santharia GDT Docs III: Development Forms (Artimidor)
Added Santharia GDT Docs IV: Dialogue Testing (Artimidor)
Added Santharia GDT Docs V: Exporting and Importing (Artimidor)
Added Santharia GDT V 1.1 Release Info, listing new features and fixed bugs of V 1.0.3 (Artimidor)
 Herbarium Added entry on the Malus, a common coastal tree with a small sour fruit (Thuja)
 Library Added poem "She is Watching" to our Poems for Children collection (Finnael)
Added
poem "Night at Alvang" to our Battle Songs collection (Lucirina)
Added
poem "Who Would Have Known" to our Love Poems collection (Tekradon)
Added prayer "Lady Echiilan" to our Prayers collection. Poem was also added to the main entry on the Kasumarii Goddess Echiilan (Sahndorf)
 Movies Updated the Flash MovieHall of Fame Movie (Flash plug-in required), adding Viresse as admin of the Play-by-Post Role Playing part and moving Drogo, Gean Firefeet and Lamertu K'Thaen to the regular members list (Artimidor)
 People Added entry on Jakata the Wise/Crazed, a pixie from a reality beyond the Etherial Void (Artemis)
 Places Added entry on the City of Salóh, the elven twin town of Elving at the Zeiphyr (Wren, map Artimidor)
 

Site Update on October 27th, 2002

 Bestiary  Added entry on the In'jóh, a small bird of Sarvonia, also called the "Love Bird" (Lucirina)
 Downloads Added all Heroes of Caelereth MUD related downloads to the Downloads section (Artimidor)
Added Caelereth MUD Walkthrough, a newbie beginners guide in Word format, see HTML version on the site in the game section (Tyrian Jadewalker)
 Games Added Dialogue Excerpt of Hieronimus Kupfdrubus, a Hermit living near Marcogg (Artimidor, pic Quellion)
Added First MUD-Steps, Part I, a newbie beginners guide for the MUD (Tyrian Jadewalker)
Added First MUD-Steps, Part II, a newbie beginners guide for the MUD (Tyrian Jadewalker)
 Herbarium Added entry on the Redberry, a small bush producing red berries, used for ormelin and jelly (The Akorn)
 Library Added new song "Night is Deepening" to our Lullabies collection (Bard Judith)
Added
poem "Injóh, In'jóh" to our Love Poems collection (Lucirina)
Added poem "Take a Seat, Here's your Plate" to our Children Songs collection (Sahndorf)
Added myth "The Toy of Foiros", a human religious myth about the sun (Bard Judith, pic Quellion)
 People Added entry on Arkan Delath, leader of the Crimson Blade Pirates (Fox)
Added
entry on Eyala Caestrade, founder of the Akdorian Heyin Cult (Lamertu K'Thaen, pic Enayla)
 Misc. Added entry on Ormelin, the orm conservation fluid, used for healing procedures (The Akorn)
 Team Updated membership info on Lamertu K'Thaen (Jost Heelegers), adding bio. Welcome back Lamertu - a member from the first hour has found his way back to dream the Dream:)
 
Site Update on October 20th, 2002
 Bestiary Added entry on the Ly'caón, a nomadic canine living in desert regions (Lucirina)
Updated
entry on the Orm, adding species details (The Akorn)
 Downloads Added Sylfaen Font to the Downloads section, a common, very readable font, which will be used at the site in the future. It is already in use at the new Game pages (see below). Don't forget to download and install the font! (Artimidor)
Additionally images of font examples were added to the Downloads section, so that you can see from the first glance if a certain font is already installed on your system or not. (Artimidor)
 Library Added poem "Be Wary" to our Poems for Children collection (Finnael)
Added 7 new Counting Rhymes to our Counting Rhymes collection (Bard Judith)
Added "A Game of Destiny: Chapter 1 - The Rose", comprising 18 pages (Dalá Valannía, pic Faugar)
Added "A Game of Destiny: Chapter 2 - The Goddess", comprising 20 pages (Dalá Valannía)
Added "A Game of Destiny: Epilogue", comprising 2 pages (Dalá Valannía)
You can also find
all these chapters at  the Downloads page (Dalá Valannía)
 Games Added NPC Overview for Marcogg, starting a new progress demonstration  for the Caelereth MUD. These overview pages and their subordinated dialogue excerpts for each NPC will be constantly updated in order to keep you informed on Caelereth MUD development progress. All dialogues are developed with the Santharia GDT program. If pictures of already developed NPCs aren't drawn yet, placeholders will be displayed on the overview pages. People interested in dialogue building for the MUD are invited to join the action. (Artimidor, pics Quellion)
Added Dialogue Excerpt of Jasper Esthvin, a Retired Mineworker of Marcogg (Artimidor, pic Quellion)
Added Dialogue Excerpt of Gordoth Uthor, an Undertaker of Marcogg (Artimidor)
 Tribes Updated entry on the Caltharian Men, adding picture of a typical Caltharian woman (Quellion)
 Team Updated member page of Lucirina, adding photo of Lucirina/Ana Maria (Lucirina)
Added member page of Finnael, Kyle Shapiro, from Toronto (Canada). Kyle has discovered Santharia already quite a while ago, in winter 2000, but has only recently started to contribute. He has already proven his worth as Coat of Arms designer and also has made a first poem as well as Bestiary entries. Welcome on board, Kyle!
Added member page of The Akorn, Are Hauge Braaten, from Stavanger (Norway). Though still one of our younger members, Are has already completed several Bestiary entries in the last weeks and eventually deserves his place in the Santharian team. So welcome to the team, Are!
 
Site Update on October 13th, 2002
 Bestiary  Added entry on the Ju'bat, one of the biggest cats of Southern Sarvonia (Finnael)
Added entry on the Wraith, a demon relative of the mystran (Fox)
 Library Added prayer "Hear my Silent Cry", a prayer to Queprur, to our prayers collection. Prayer was also added to the entry on Queprur, Goddess of Death (Lucirina)
Added poem "The Wren of the Forest" to our Songs of Merriment collection (Bard Judith)
 Misc. Added entry on the Axes of Caelereth, a general overview introducing various axes types (The Akorn)
Updated
entry on the Orb of Bluestride, adding illustration (Erelen)
 Musics Updated Music Introduction page, adding bard picture (Quellion)
 Races Updated entry on the Ogres, adding ogre picture (Quellion)
Updated entry on the Orcs, adding orcish raid pic (Quellion)

 
Site Update on October 6th, 2002
 Cosmos &  Myth Updated entry on the Demons, completely revising the entry (Koldar & Artimidor, pic Quellion)
 Downloads Added Santharian Newsletter Oct. 4th, to the Downloads section. Layout of Downloads page by the way was slightly changed (Wren & Artimidor)
 Misc. Updated entry on the Swords of Caelereth, adding Brownie sword details and corrections (Fox)
 Races Updated entry on the Caltharian Men, adding the coat of arms (Finnael & Koldar Mondrakken)
Updated
entry on the Ogres, completely revising the entry (Koldar Mondrakken)
Updated entry on the Shendar Men, adding lots of new details (Talia Sturmwind, pic Talia)
Updated Overview on Human Tribes of Southern Sarvonia, adding Caltharian details (Artimidor)